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Abu, Nese Kutlu; Gökdere, Murat – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine whether the Grid Model practices affect students' motivation for self-regulation. In the study, quasi-experimental research design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. This study was conducted with a total of 74 students from 4th grade students in different primary schools in Amasya. Motivated…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Motivation, Science Curriculum, Self Management
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Cavanagh, Andrew J.; Chen, Xinnian; Bathgate, Meghan; Frederick, Jennifer; Hanauer, David I.; Graham, Mark J. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2018
There is growing consensus regarding the effectiveness of active-learning pedagogies in college science courses. Less is known about ways that student-level factors contribute to positive outcomes in these contexts. The present study examines students' (N = 245) trust in the instructor--defined as perceptions of their instructor's understanding,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, College Science, Trust (Psychology), Theory of Mind
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Van Horne, Sam; Curran, Maura; Smith, Anna; VanBuren, John; Zahrieh, David; Larsen, Russell; Miller, Ross – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2018
Instructional technologists and faculty in post-secondary institutions have increasingly adopted learning analytics interventions such as dashboards that provide real-time feedback to students to support student' ability to regulate their learning. But analyses of the effectiveness of such interventions can be confounded by measures of students'…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Vrieling, Emmy; Stijnen, Sjef; Bastiaens, Theo – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Many recent studies have stressed the importance of teacher candidates' (TCs) self-regulated learning (SRL) skills for successful learning. Because of the promising consequences of SRL for academic performance, teacher educators (TEs) are encouraged to increase TCs' SRL opportunities in educational programs. Because of the difficulty and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, Floris M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Individual student success is influenced by the educational environment and student characteristics. One adaptation of the educational environment to improve student success is the introduction of continuous, or in-course, assessment. Previous research already identified several student characteristics that are related to student success as…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Statistical Analysis, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires
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Foutz, Timothy L. – American Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Educators have used argumentation to help students understand mathematical ideas which often appear abstract to the novice learner. A preliminary investigation was conducted to determine if collaborative argumentation is a strategy that can improve the student's conceptual understanding of the topics taught in the engineering course commonly…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Persuasive Discourse, Learning Strategies, College Students
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Alkis, Nurcan; Temizel, Tugba Taskaya – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This study investigates the impact of students' motivation and personality traits on their academic performance in online and blended learning environments. It was conducted with students attending a mandatory introductory information technology course given in a university in Turkey. The Big Five Inventory and Motivated Strategies for Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Personality Traits, Academic Achievement
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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Hsieh, Pei-Hsun – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This study combined the gamification element and an interactive response system (IRS) in the development of a gamified IRS, and examined its effects on the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, engagement, and attention of junior high school students when learning English. The quasi-experimental research method comprised the scales for measuring…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Audience Response Systems, Learning Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Ozonur, Mesut; Yanpar-Yelken, Tugba; Sancar-Tokmak, Hatice – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This study aims to compare the social presence and motivation of students taking a database II course using either the virtual world Second Life (SL) or the Enocta learning management system (LMS)/Adobe Connect. The study group consisted of 60 undergraduate sophomore students enrolled in a fully online computer programming program. Students were…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Programming, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Peaslee, Deidra – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Nearly half of all college students in the United States begin at community colleges, including higher numbers of students coming from backgrounds which have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Despite record numbers of new students enrolling at community colleges, the number of students who are retained at the institution long…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Self Efficacy
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Leighton, Jacqueline P.; Bustos Gómez, María Clara – Educational Psychology, 2018
Formative assessments and feedback are vital to enhancing learning outcomes but require that learners feel at ease identifying their errors, and receiving feedback from a trusted source--teachers. An experimental test of a new theoretical framework was conducted to cultivate a pedagogical alliance to enhance students' (a) trust in the teacher, (b)…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Well Being, Error Patterns, Formative Evaluation
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Fukuda, Akiko – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between learners' self-regulated language learning and proficiency and to examine the differences in characteristics of self-regulated learning (SRL) between low- and high-proficiency learners. SRL is a learning process throughout setting goals, monitoring tasks, and reflecting on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Metacognition
Kindel, Heather Rae – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to investigate the effects of teaching a mindfulness curriculum to graduate physical therapy (PT) students in the classroom. The researcher investigated two research questions. How does training PT graduate students in mindfulness strategies affect self-regulation, stress management, and trait mindfulness in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Therapy, Intervention, Stress Management
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Liu, Shiyu – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
The high attrition rate of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) majors is a main concern in education. A number of factors may account for students' departure, among which preparedness for STEM learning in college is a crucial determinant. Extensive work has been done to enhance students' preparedness through efforts such as…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Summer Programs, Self Efficacy, College Freshmen
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Natsis, Antonis; Papadopoulos, Pantelis M.; Obwegeser, Nikolaus – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to explore whether students' self-reported use of various learning strategies affected their perceptions on different course activities as well as their perceived performance in terms of both cognitive learning outcomes and general skills. Background: In a highly active learning environment that incorporates research…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies, Skill Development
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